The Sandtrap Inn
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... barking and so I walked along the water by the hotel and found them. I also got a photo of a great blue heron.
When we picked up gas I made Glenn go to the wash station and we washed my car. It was filthy from the snow and mud we had been through. It looked like we had come from Alaska instead of Canada. While it ...
... couldn’t possibly be snow.
As we climbed up the mountain though, snow started to appear on the ground. It was just the odd bit so we figured some was stubborn and hadn’t totally melted. However, when we reached the top there was a good foot of snow everywhere, including the car park. We arrived sideways into a parking space in the thankfully pretty car park, and decided to eat our picnic in the car, seeing as the temperature ...
... it is. We stopped about halfway down the beach to eat lunch and then continued on. We were very lucky that the tide was going out when we were there. The Pacific water is very cold and we never got more than calf-deep. But since the tide was going out, we were able to get all the way up to the rock, as far as we were allowed to go. I was hoping to see some puffins, but a ranger told me that they had migrated and ...
... the forecast is for sun the rest of the week as we go south.
Sunday came with a peek of blue in the sky and we were off with high expectations for the northern Oregon coast. We have just over one week to spend on the coast, then we turn southeast to cut through southern Oregon, slightly into northern California then drop south to hit Gerlach, Nevada, gateway for, well, you know what.
After some misguidance by Sheila, our GPS, we ...
... on. The Park is gorgeous and the paths are very well maintained. I never get tired of the old growth trees covered in dripping moss and the paths lined with ferns, a fine mist gathering at the tree tops. It is, as Henry put it, very mysterious. The hike to the top was a mile and a quarter and was a steep ascent the whole way. Mel had Penny strapped to her chest and I had Henry on my shoulders. We're no slouches when it comes to walking but this was a ...
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